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Animal Magnetism

Avens Gallery 18×24, acrylic on framed canvas, Sold Wandering up a pathway in the woods, the wolf sees us and halts for a moment…

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Highly Territorial

Gainsborough Galleries 30×40, oil on GC, $3100 CAD The energy of the wolf is what I’m after in this piece. The colours heighten our emotional response to his very sure gaze, the focus on his face dramatizes the scale, bringing

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Alfresco

Avens Gallery 24×30, oil on GC, Sold This is how I like to think of bears – quietly dining on flowers in meadows, on a sunny day.

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Cinnamon Graze

Hampton Gallery 24×36, oil on GC, $1800 CAD Intent on dining, she is unaware that we are watching. This painting flowed easily, except for her expression. Over and over again, the eye was painted and wiped out, she had myriad

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Backcountry

Backcountry Daydream Hampton Gallery 30×50, oil on GC, SOLD Two wolves travelling undercover. It is fascinating how well some animals are naturally camouflaged, blending into their environment. This is played up in this painting, as are the colours. I’ve been studying

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Scent of Winter

Gainsborough Galleries 24×30, oil on FC, $2100 CAD   This bear had a massive head. He was huge and beautiful, which I tried to convey by slathering the work with heaps of paint. He appeared calm and wise. Conveying the

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Looking Back

The Crystal Lodge Gallery 24×24, acrylic on GC $1300 CAD The wolf pauses to look back, perhaps at how far he has come on his journey. It is important to stop and acknowledge our accomplishments, in our own life. Take a breather.

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Doe’s Champion

Gallery 421 24×30, oil on FC, $1925 CAD  More and more, capturing the movement of the animal is becoming important in the paintings. That was the focus on this one, as well as the unusual vantage point of the viewer.

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